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Common name

English: Common Crape-myrtle, Common Crape-myrtle

German: Indische Lagerstroemie

Mandarin: 紫薇 (zi wei)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Lythraceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Lagerstroemia (2)

            Epithet: indica L. (12)

indica => from or referring in some way to India

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet, pink, red

External links

Check for Lagerstroemia indica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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